German gingerbread is soft and moist and is made with nuts and a special spice mixture, the Lebkuchen spice. They keep fresh for 3–4 weeks in an airtight cookie tin in a dry and cool place.
- Ruth Genuneit, Gewürze und Backtriebmittel in der Weihnachtsbäckerei, Institut Dr. Flad, Stuttgart, Germany, 2019. (Retrieved November 24, 2020)
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